Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

January 13, 2020

 

In Attendance,

            Members

Jeannie Demas. Chair

Steve Shea, Vice-Chair

Lester Mauch, Board Member

Joe Zanetti, Board Member

 

Staff & Guests

Judy Owens, Director

Roy Lloyd, County Commissioner

 

Absent

Jim Love, Secretary/Treasurer

Mary Seppie, Assistant Director

 

 

Introductions

Ms. Demas called the meeting to order at 5:00 with introductions. 

 

Approval of January Agenda and November Minutes

Mr. Shea made a motion to approve the January agenda and the November minutes. Mr. Mauch second.  Motion carried.   

 

Financial Report

Mr. Shea made a motion to approve A/P checks 13010-13081 with voids 13060-13068.  Mr. Mauch second.  Motion carried.  Mr. Shea made a motion to approve Payroll checks 5251-5302, and transfers as listed on the transaction report. Mr.Mauch second.  Motion carried. 

 

January Safety Meeting

Ms. Owens informed the Board that January’s safety will be an annual Drug Review Video.

 

Old Business

1st Place Performance Measures Award

Ms. Owens told the Board that STAR did receive the most points for WYDOT’s performance measures and came in 1st place.  The award for 1st place was $25,000.  The Board and Commissioner Lloyd congratulated Ms. Owens and thanked her for working to ensure STAR got as many points as possible on the performance measures.

 

 

New Business

Welcome to the New Assistant Director

Ms. Seppie was not able to attend the meeting, but Ms. Owens informed the Board that Ms. Seppie started full time on January 1st and will be learning all of Ms. Owens’s duties in the coming months.

 

Audio/Video Stop Announcements (Route Buses)

Ms. Owens told the Board that ADA requires that the stops on the route be announced.  There is a 5339 grant that STAR applied for already that is been allocated for this.  Ms. Owens said STAR’s current software (RouteMatch) does have an AVA module that STAR could purchase, but that she and Ms. Seppie are also looking to see if there are other software systems that may be able to provide the service for less cost to STAR.  Ms. Owens will keep the Board updated. 

 

Board Comments

There were no Board comments.

 

Executive Session

No Executive Session was held.                    

 

Adjournment

Ms. Demas adjourned the meeting at 5:12 p.m.

 

 

Jeannie Demas , Chairwoman            __________________________________

           

Steve Shea, Vice-Chairman                            __________________________________

           

Mary Seppie, Recording Secretary                 ___________________________________

 

 

 

          Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

November 11, 2019

 

In Attendance,

            Members

Jeannie Demas. Chair

Steve Shea, Vice-Chair

Jim Love, Secretary/Treasurer

Lester Mauch, Board Member

 

Staff & Guests

Judy Owens, Director

            Mary Seppie, Accountant

Roy Lloyd, County Commissioner

 

Absent

Joe Zanetti, Board Member

 

Introductions

Ms. Demas called the meeting to order at 5:00 with introductions. 

 

Approval of November Agenda and October Minutes

Mr. Shea made a motion to approve the November agenda and the October minutes. Mr. Mauch second.  Motion carried.   

 

Financial Report

Mr. Love made a motion to approve A/P checks 12982-13009, Payroll checks 5225-5250, and transfers as listed on the transaction report. Mr. Shea second.  Motion carried. 

 

November Safety Meeting

Ms. Seppie informed the Board that November’s  safety will be a a video on how to deal with Bloodborne Pathogens.

 

Old Business

Sale of Bus 64

Ms. Owens told the Board that bus 64 sold for $5,000 the Board recommended.

 

New Business

December Board Meeting

Ms. Owens told the Board that in past years the Board has chosen not to have a December meeting unless there is a pressing issue that would require a meeting.  Mr. Shea made a motion for the Board not to meet for the December meeting.  Mr. Love second.  Motion carried.

Approval of 2020 Holidays

Mr. Mauch made a motion to approve the list of 2020 Holidays.  Mr. Shea second.  Motion carried.

 

Board Comments

There was discussion about a bus seat that was taken out of the new bus (because it did not meet the specifications) and what to do with it.  Ms. Owens said there are no other buses that need the seat and the company does not want the seat back.  Mr. Mauch said the City cannot use the seat in any of it’s vehicles.  Mr. Love said he would look to see if there was any need for it at his bus line company and would let Ms. Owens know.

 

Executive Session

An Executive Session was called at 5:10.

 

Re-convene after Executive Session

The regular meeting resumed at 5:35.

 

WYDOT Performance Measures/Longevity Bonus         

Last year WYDOT set out a listing of performance measures to it’s agencies that receive federal money for public and senior transportation.  The incentive for agencies to get the most points from the requirements was money to be given based on the total points at the end of the year.  The amounts to be awarded went from $25,000 to first place down to $5,000 for 10th place.  STAR got the total highest points, but tied with another agency with regular points not including bonus points.  Ms. Owens told the Board that she expects WYDOT to let STAR know if it will be receiving the full $25,000 or a portion of it (due to the other agency tying for 1st place excluding the bonus points) this week.  She suggested giving a longevity bonus with the money to the employees based on their years of service with STAR and to be paid in December once the final notice is given on the award.  The amount granted will be available for STAR to expend without STAR having to provide any matching funds. 

 

After much discussion, Mr. Love proposed some adjustments to the original figures.  Ms. Demas asked for motions to either base the bonus on the original figures or the figures proposed by Mr. Love.  Mr. Shea made a motion to give a longevity bonus based on Ms. Owens’s original figures but to be paid out on month of service instead of years of service.  Mr. Mauch second.  Three in favor.  Jim Love voted nay.  Motion carried.                                                                                          

 

Adjournment

Ms. Demas adjourned the meeting at 5:39 p.m.

 

 

Jeannie Demas , Chairwoman            __________________________________

           

Steve Shea, Vice-Chairman                            __________________________________

           

Mary Seppie, Recording Secretary                 ___________________________________

 

 

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